Warrant cites sexual assault of child
DALLAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport arrested a woman with an active warrant, June 2.
Sangeetha Sankar, 35, was returning to the U.S. from Dubai, when CBP officers arrested her.
Sankar, a Lawful Permanent Resident, is a citizen of India. She is wanted in Tarrant County, Texas for sexual assault of a child, a second degree felony.
“CBP officers work closely with other local, state and federal law enforcement officers and we take every opportunity to intercept and arrest wanted persons,” said CBP Port Director Cleatus Hunt.
CBP officers turned Sankar over to DFW Department of Public Safety for extradition to Tarrant County, Texas.
On a typical day in 2014, CBP officers arrested 21 wanted persons per day at U.S. ports of entry around the country. Additional statistical information about a typical day in CBP is available for fiscal year 2014 and previous years.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.